Our Process

From Guidance Comes Greatness

Our ideation process is singular in the architecture profession. We listen intensively, and dive extraordinarily deeply into user research. We are inclusive in our collaborative imagining, and deft in consensus-building. We think like owners, stewarding all resources to the greatest benefit.

Our clients trust us to lead them. And we trust our clients, involving them completely and collaboratively in a uniquely transparent process.

The addition of Burlington Coat Factory’s new corporate headquarters, designed by KSS, to the Route 130 corridor in Burlington, New Jersey, is spurring additional economic development and construction.

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KSS Architects is thrilled to announce three new Principals: Jason Chmura, Sven Schroeter, and David von Stappenbeck. Jason, Sven, and David have each made tremendous contributions to the sustained growth of the...How can communities turn underutilized schoolyards into outdoor classrooms that could enable students to safely return to school? KSS responded to this question, posed by the Community Design Collaborative through...KSS Architects is excited to announce the promotion of Ryan Bruce, Alicia Heinsen, and Mounir Tawadrous to Senior Associate. Recognized and respected as leaders and mentors, Ryan, Alicia, and Mounir have each made...KSS is excited to announce that the Remy Theatre has won an Honor Award for Historic Preservation from AIA New Jersey. The Remy is an adaptive re-use of a 1930s-built open-air theatre which was restored and...KSS Architects is pleased to announce the promotion of Ryan Drummond, Don Kim, Jessica Mangin, Becker Raab, and Jesse Wilks to Associate. We are proud to elevate these individuals in recognition of their dedication...KSS is thrilled to announce that the renovation and addition of Foundation Collegiate Academy has received an Honor Award from @aianewjersey. The renovated and expanded Foundation Collegiate Academy is designed to...The Barbara Walters Campus Center at Sarah Lawrence College is embedded in the ecology of its neighborhood and region—its layout carefully preserved the contours of the land, hills, indigenous rock formations, and...Join KSS at Green Building United’s Sustainability Symposium this week! You can catch KSSers presenting on WELL in the industrial workplace, how KSS developed a tailored sustainability methodology for our firm, and...How it started ➡️ How it’s going.   Last month, @WeAreVentureLab and @PennEngineering checked in on construction progress on Tangen Hall, the future home of entrepreneurship on campus. Swipe through to see the...KSS Architects is pleased to announce Mayva Donnon as a new partner. An exceptional architect and leader, Mayva has led several of KSS’ most noted projects and built many of the firm’s lasting client relationships....Congratulations to KSS’ newest Registered Architect, Alex D’Aversa! In the past six months of working from home, Alex has not only accomplished the feat of passing the ARE, but also lead the charge to produce and...Each year KSS joins our community to call attention to the importance and need for public space by participating in Park(ing) Day. In recent years, our dedicated team has built a ‘sidewalk shroud’ for quiet...The new 23,500 SF office for ERT’s clinical trial imaging group commands sweeping views of downtown Cleveland and Lake Erie from the 24th floor of 1111 Superior Avenue. The project’s design vocabulary is informed by...@aerofarms continues to grow in Newark (in more ways than one) with a 25,000-sf expansion to its growing facility in the city’s Ironbound section. In addition to increasing crop yield by about 30%, this phase will...